Ottawa 3, Philadelphia 1

Thursday, April 11, 2013 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 20-14-2-4 13-3-1-2 7-11-1-2 W1
Philadelphia 17-20-1-2 12-6-0-2 5-14-1-0 L3

Recap


Senators 3, Flyers 1: Colin Greening scored a power-play goal to snap a tie with 5:36 remaining in the third period as visiting Ottawa ended a five-game losing streak.

Zack Smith scored in the first period and captain Daniel Alfredsson added an empty-net goal for the Senators, who hold the tiebreaker over the New York Islanders for sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Robin Lehner made 24 saves for his first win in three starts.

Captain Claude Giroux scored a short-handed goal and Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 31 shots for Philadelphia, which dropped its third straight contest and remained seven points behind the eighth-place New York Rangers with only eight games remaining.

After Giroux was assessed a double-minor for cutting Ottawa rookie Mika Zibanejad with a high stick at 13:53 of the third period, Greening fired a wrist shot from the top of the right faceoff circle over the left shoulder of Bryzgalov. The Senators entered the contest 1-for-21 on the power play in their previous five games and finished 1-for-6 against the Flyers.

Smith opened the scoring 3:20 into the game, when he skated in unchallenged and fooled Bryzgalov with a backhand deke. Giroux tied the contest 11:44 into the first period, tipping Simon Gagne’s shot from the high slot past Lehner.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Giroux became the first player to reach 1,000 faceoffs on the season, taking 22 draws after entering the game with 987. Giroux has won 546 of those faceoffs. ... Ottawa improved to 1-4-0 on its season-long seven-game road trip. The Senators conclude their trek with visits to New Jersey on Friday and Boston on Monday. ... Philadelphia fell to 2-7-0 when tied entering the third period.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Philadelphia
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Points Claude Giroux 1
Daniel Alfredsson 1 Goals Claude Giroux 1
Eric Gryba 1 Assists Simon Gagne 1
Colin Greening 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals Claude Giroux 1
Robin Lehner .960 Save Percentage Ilya Bryzgalov .939
Robin Lehner 24 Saves Ilya Bryzgalov 31

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 34 3 1-6 2-2 4 29
Philadelphia 25 1 0-2 5-6 22 31

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Flyers have a W/L % of .412 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Senators have a W/L % of .579 after a win and .400 after a loss.